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Mary King - Meredith Monk

Mary King marks the contribution made to choral music by women, as performers, conductors and composers, with an interview with composer Meredith Monk about her work with her group Vocal Ensemble, and music including works by Lili Boulanger and Sweet Honey in the Rock.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Hebe deine Augen auf from Elijah

    Choir: Chamber Choir of Europe.
    • Brilliant Classics 99997.
  • Meredith Monk

    Passage

    Choir: Meredith Monk & Vocal Ensemble.
    • ECM 476 6391.
  • Meredith Monk

    Particular Dance

    Choir: Meredith Monk & Vocal Ensemble. Performer: Allison Sniffin. Performer: John Hollenbeck. Performer: Bohdan Hilash.
    • ECM New Series 2026.
  • Meredith Monk

    Dawn

    Performer: Katie Geissinger. Performer: Alexandra Montano. Choir: Musica Sacra. Conductor: Richard Westenburg.
    • Catalyst 09026683292.
  • Meredith Monk

    Ascent

    Choir: Meredith Monk & Vocal Ensemble. Ensemble: Todd Reynolds Quartet. Choir: Montclair State University Singers. Choir: M6.
    • ECM 2154.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Four Russian Peasant Songs

    Choir: New London Chamber Choir. Choir: Voronezh Chamber Choir. Performer: Brendan Thomas. Performer: Joanna Hensel. Performer: Robert Stroh. Performer: Lynn Jarman. Conductor: James Wood.
    • Hyperion CDA 66410.
  • Lili Boulanger

    Les Sirenes

    Choir: New London Chamber Choir. Singer: Amanda Pitt. Conductor: James Wood.
    • Hyperion CDA 66726.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    5 Tudor Portraits Ballad - The Tunning of Elinor Rumming

    Performer: Robert Bourton. Singer: Jean Rigby. Choir: London Symphony Chorus. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • Chandos Chan 9593.
  • Sweet Honey in the Rock

    Breaths

    Choir: Sweet Honey in the Rock.
    • Cooking Vinyl : COOK 008.
  • Bob Marley

    Redemption Song

    Choir: Sweet Honey in the Rock.
    • Rykodisc: RCD 10451.
    • 5.
  • Ysaye M. Barnwell

    On Children

    Choir: Sweet Honey in the Rock.
    • Cooking Vinyl : COOK 008.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Magnificat in G minor, RV 610b

    Choir: Taverner Choir and Players. Performer: Emily Van Evera. Performer: Nancy Argenta. Performer: Alison Place. Performer: Catherine King. Performer: Margaret Cable. Conductor: Andrew Parrott.
    • Virgin Veritas VC7593262.

Broadcast

  • Sun 20 Oct 2013 16:00

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